Lawrence Roulston


Lawrence Roulston is a mining professional with over 35 years of diverse hands-on experience. He recently founded WestBay Capital Advisors, providing business advisory and capital markets expertise to the junior and mid-tier sectors of the mining industry. From 2014-2016 Lawrence was President of Quintana Resources Capital, which provided resource advisory services for US private investors. Before Quintana, he was a mining analyst and consultant, as well as the editor of “Resource Opportunities”, an independent investment publication focused on the mining industry. Prior to this, Lawrence was an analyst or executive with various companies in the resources industry, both majors and juniors. He has graduate-level training in business and holds a B.Sc. in geology.

Jeff Kyba, P.Geo.


Mr. Kyba has been directly involved in the mineral exploration industry since 2004 and held various positions with junior and mid-tier exploration companies and the provincial government. Most recently he spent the past five years as the Regional Geologist for the BC Ministry of Mines responsible for monitoring mineral exploration and mining activity in northwest BC. Prior to 2011, Jeff worked as an exploration project geologist with Ivanhoe Australia, Hard Creek Nickel Corp. and as a Senior regional mapping assistant with the BC Geological Survey. Mr. Kyba is acknowledged for recognizing the relationship between copper/gold deposits in northwestern BC and the contact between the Triassic-age Stuhini Group and the Jurassic – age Hazelton Group. This marker infamously named “Red Line” has been traced over a 10 km strike-length on Metallis’ Kirkham Property.

Stephen Wetherup, BSc., P.Geo.

Stephen Wetherup head shot

Mr. Wetherup is a structural and economic geologist with over 20 years of global exploration experience.  He has worked for Fox Geological Consultants, Phelps Dodge Corporation of Canada and as a consulting geologist for numerous exploration companies including Freeport-McMoran. He is currently the Vice President Geology with Caracle Creek International Consulting and the Vice-President of Exploration for Commander Resources Ltd.